New agreements with Virginia Tech create exciting pathways for Computer Science, Engineering students

New agreements with Virginia Tech create exciting pathways for Computer Science, Engineering students

  On April 15, Marymount University hosted representatives from Virginia Tech’s Innovation Campus for an official signing ceremony that cements new accelerated course pathways for Marymount students interested in pursuing computer science or engineering at the graduate level. Over a dozen high-level administrators from both institutions gathered to witness the signing.  The articulation agreements allow […]

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Marymount names Dr. Anne Magro as new College of BILT Dean

Marymount names Dr. Anne Magro as new College of BILT Dean

  Dr. Anne Magro has been appointed the next Dean of Marymount University’s College of Business, Innovation, Leadership and Technology (BILT). Starting in May, she will lead a College at the cutting edge of innovation, with leading programs in domestic and international business and management, information technology, economics, design, art, cybersecurity and more. Following a […]

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Annual Marymount 5K raises money for patient care abroad

Annual Marymount 5K raises money for patient care abroad

  This Saturday, April 20, Marymount University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program will host its ninth annual Marymount 5K. Attracting nearly 250 runners every year, the event raises funds to support patient care during the program’s yearly service learning trips. Proceeds are used to purchase medical supplies, expensive tests and screenings and patient education […]

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Graduating SGA president reflects on time at Marymount, importance of student leadership

Graduating SGA president reflects on time at Marymount, importance of student leadership

  On April 3, Marymount University’s Student Government Association (SGA) announced election results for the 2024-25 academic year. Rising senior Nickolas Blose, currently the SGA treasurer, will succeed graduating senior Nicholas Mariel as SGA president. With his time as SGA president drawing to a close, Mariel reflects on how serving the Marymount community has shaped […]

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Pres. Becerra speaks to United Educators members about leadership, persistence in face of workplace challenges

Pres. Becerra speaks to United Educators members about leadership, persistence in face of workplace challenges

President Becerra with Rick Mills, Anita Jones and Tish King of United Educators On March 27, Marymount University President Irma Becerra was a featured speaker at the United Educators (UE) Lunch and Learn series celebrating Women’s History Month. In a conversation moderated by Tish King, UE’s Head of Corporate Communications, President Becerra spoke to in-person […]

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Marymount hosts Special Olympics Virginia basketball tournament

Marymount hosts Special Olympics Virginia basketball tournament

  On March 24, Marymount University brought students, athletes and community members together for the Virginia Area 26 Special Olympics basketball tournament. The tournament featured eight Special Olympics teams from Arlington and Fairfax counties competing for the league title.  For Dr. Linda McKenna Gulyn, Professor of Psychology in Marymount’s School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, […]

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Placemakr Marymount Ballston utilizes Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology

Placemakr Marymount Ballston utilizes Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology

  Placemakr Marymount Ballston is set to open a new convenience store powered by Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology. Located in the lobby of Placemakr at Marymount’s Ballston Center campus, the new convenience shop — Saints 24 — will allow guests and student residents to have access to this technology and a range of healthy […]

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Pres. Becerra honored at alma mater for achievements in STEM, higher education

Pres. Becerra honored at alma mater for achievements in STEM, higher education

  On March 12, Marymount University President Irma Becerra traveled to her alma mater, Florida International University (FIU), to participate in a series of events for the first-ever “Dr. Irma Becerra Day.”  The day began with a fireside chat in which President Becerra spoke with FIU Society of Women Engineers members as part of their “Week […]

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Marymount hosts grand opening event for Early Learning Academy

Marymount hosts grand opening event for Early Learning Academy

  Last week, Marymount University celebrated the grand opening of its Early Learning Academy through a ribbon-cutting event attended by Virginia Secretary of Education Aimee Rogstad Guidera, Marymount Board of Trustees Chair Peter Converse, University administrators and staff, families and officials such as Virginia Senator Barbara Favola and Arlington County Board Member Matt de Ferranti. […]

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Pres. Becerra speaks on looking beyond brand recognition, prestige in college decision process

Pres. Becerra speaks on looking beyond brand recognition, prestige in college decision process

  Amidst the college admissions frenzy, high school students can often find themselves drawn to the allure of an institution’s perceived prestige or cultural relevance. However, this fixation can lead to overlooking the wealth of opportunities at smaller, lesser-known universities. Dr. Irma Becerra, President of Marymount University, emphasizes the importance of a measured approach to […]

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